‘Actor looked at child porn images to feel better’

ACTOR Chris Langham looked at pornographic images of children because they made him feel like a “better man”, a jury heard yesterday.

The woman he is accused of indecently assaulting told Maidstone Crown Court the actor told her this during a tearful telephone conversation following his arrest on suspicion of downloading child pornography in November 2005.

The 25-year-old woman, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, said: “He said he was basically not looking at the children but at the people who were hurting them, he was looking into their eyes because it made him feel like a better man.”

The alleged victim told the court that, during that conversation, “he said that what happened between us wasn’t because of my age, it was because he cared about me, he felt sorry for me and he just wanted to show me love”.

The case was adjourned until 10am at Maidstone Crown Court today.

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